Green Dot To Launch Mobile Banking For US Immigrants

Welcome Technologies, which works to aid immigrants as they integrate into life in a new country, is partnering with Green Dot for the PODERCard, which will help U.S. Hispanic immigrants access digital banking services, according to a press release. Less than half of U.S. Hispanic immigrants have access to actual banking services, the release states, … Read more

Hong Kong’s HKT Financial Services, the Fintech Arm of HKT Group, Introduces Digital Financing Platform

Hong Kong-based HKT Financial Services, the Fintech division of the HKT Group, has launched another Fintech project, HKT Flexi, a digital or online financing platform that allows users to make payments via the HKT Flexi App. HKT Financial Services offers mobile payments, merchant services, O2O… Read More The post Hong Kong’s HKT Financial Services, the … Read more

Argentina based Fintech Ohana to Launch Digital Wallet to Help Locals Pay for Daily Services via QR Codes, Send Money, Settle Taxes

Argentina-based Fintech firm Ohana (which means “family” in Hawaiian) has revealed that its digital wallet will allow users to pay for everyday goods and services, and taxes. The company’s electronic wallet may also be used to send money to friends and family members. There’s an… Read More The post Argentina based Fintech Ohana to Launch … Read more

Visa Approves New DeFi-Enabled Crypto Card in EU and UK

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) aren’t really easy to spend in day-to-day life, mainly because retailers prefer to stay away from crypto’s volatility. In order to build a bridge between traditional finance and emergent assets like Bitcoin, a Swiss crypto startup called Eidoo has introduced a new Visa crypto debit card that uses regulated stablecoins for … Read more

New Cash App Feature Allows Automatic Bitcoin Purchases

Consumers will now be able to make automatic purchases of bitcoin via Cash App, and in smaller satoshi denominations that could lead to more accessibility, Five days of intimate interviews and streaming TV shows ‘starring’ the smartest people in payments.The economy is slowly reopening on a changed world where “business unusual” is now just “business.” … Read more

Dubai fintech Ziina lands $850,000 and launches P2P payment app

Ziina, a Dubai-based fintech, has landed $850,000 in a pre-seed round and launched its social peer-to-peer (P2P) payment app, MENAbytes reports. The start-up’s funding round was led by San Francisco-based Class 5 Global, which also backs newly-launched Abu Dhabi open banking fintech Dapi. “Ziina will redefine the way people in the Middle East think of, … Read more

Kenya-based Startup BitLipa Launches Block-chain Focused Peer-to-peer Remittance Network

About BitLipa BitLipa is a Kenya-based tech company established in 2019. It provides bitcoin-focused payment solution to businesses and individuals. BitLipa makes it possible for companies to receive payments in bitcoin and then convert it to their choosing currency. The platform can be accessed via various devices, including Android phones. Currently, BitLipa only recognizes and … Read more

AI-Powered System Commerce.AI Raises More than $1 Million Through Reg CF Offering on StartEngine

Commerce.AI, a U.S. artificial intelligence (AI) powered system, has secured more than $1 million through its Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaign on StartEngine. Founded in 2016, Commerce.AI is on a mission to harness the power of artificial intelligence to change the way commerce is done. The company launched the funding round with a $26 million … Read more

ErisX brings ETH futures to America

Last October, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Heath Tarbert told attendees of DC Fintech Week that U.S. Ethereum futures were six to 12 months away. Six-and-a-half, it turns out. On May 11, TD Ameritrade-backed cryptocurrency derivatives exchange ErisX announced that it now offers physically settled ether (ETH) futures contracts to both institutional and retail investors. It … Read more